Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity
Over the centuries, the town of Banská Štiavnica
was visited by many outstanding engineers and scientists who contributed
to its fame. The old medieval mining centre grew into a town with
Renaissance palaces, 16th-century churches, elegant squares and castles.
The urban centre blends into the surrounding landscape, which contains
vital relics of the mining and metallurgical activities of the past.